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>> announcer: now, on fox 35 news... >> a gun and knife on a high school campus, the alert that went out to parents in orange county. >> a man pledges his allegiance toizes and ambushes a cop. >> at daytona international speedway, we'll take you inside the roar before the 24 testing, plus we'll take you inside the daytona rising construction project as they near completion. >> announcer: right now, on fox 35 news at 10:00... >> parents getting a concerning phone call from the principal when police say they find a gun, a knife, and some drug paraphernalia inside of a student's car. >> new tonight, we are hearing from some of those concerned parents.
creek high school with the very latest. >> reporter: parents with students here at timber creek high school are beginning this weekend talking about safety on campus after two weapons and drug gear were found inside a student's car here today. the girl's soccer team is playing under the lights at timber creek high school but people are talking about the phone message the principal sent home to parents today. the school district sent us the audio message. >> i want to make sure you are aware that today law enforcement found a gun, a knife, and some drug paraphernalia in a student's vehicle on campus, at no time was there a threat to anyone's safety. >> parents don't like to hear that a gun, a knife, and drug paraphernalia were found on campus. >> that's pretty scary as a mom. i have a second grader in one of the schools. >> the orange county sheriff's office confirmed students learned about a gun, a knife and
a student's car in the school's parking lot. the students notified school officials, who contacted the sheriff's office. >> he's relieved students did the right thing. >> that's the best part of the story, the kids turned him in so they realize that this is a problem. i think that's fantastic. >> the message to parents points out the incident did not disrupt the school day. >> parents, this is a good opportunity to speak to your children about following procedures and review the student code of conduct. >> reporter: thankfully, no one was hurt here today. the sheriff's office confirming the student in question is a juvenile and they're still investigating the case. we are live in east orange county, keith landry, fox 35 news. >> andrea: we have a crime alert for marion county. investigators are asking for the public's help to track down a
and instructing other people to put her in the trunk of a car. detectives say he was last seen wednesday night at the scene of the crime in the area of spring drive in ocala. detectives say the 18-year-old victim was able to get away. if you know where this person is tonight, you're asked to call 9-1-1. >> bob: a news alert tonight, an 18-year-old osceola county man faces 40 years to life in prison for the murders of two people. konrad schafer was in court today, where he pled guilty to murder. shaffer was just 15 when he was accused of participating in that shooting spree, killing two people in what police called a home invasion robbery. one of the victims' family members told us that that he's satisfied with the plea deal. >> he knows he did it, and i think him pleading guilty is the best thing for him. >> is it the best thing for your family, too? >> yes, it is. >> shaffer's sentencing
chaos in the streets of pine hills. what started as two hit-and-run crashes caused by the same driver turned into an attempted carjacking when a good samaritan stepped in. part of pine hills road shut down for nearly two hours earlier today as orange county deputies worked to figure out exactly what happened. the sheriff's office says that peter crashed into a pickup truck and kept driving, when he slammed into a second car, injuring a passenger and a person in the other car. the car ca undriveable, so he took off on foot. when a good samaritan saw what was happening, he followed him, getting him to stop. >> good samaritan/victim got out to have a talk with him and the suspect ran around the other side of the car and hopped into the driver's seat of his car. shut the door, locked himself in. >> the good samaritan/victim fired a shot into the tire of his own vehicle so it couldn't
he knew this guy to be dangerous. >> are you with us so far? at this point deputies say neal got out of the car that was now undriveable with the bullet holes in the wheels and the tires, and came at the good samaritan, who then fired a shot at neal. the bullet missed him and he was able to get away, but a deputy k-9 was able to track him down. the victims of the hit-and-run crashes are expected to be okay. >> we have an officer down. the voice of an officer making a desperate call for help after he is ambushed and shot by a man authorities say did it in the name of isis. that philadelphia officer is recovering after a man seen on surveillance rushing the officer, firing more than a dozen shots at point-blank range.
fire back, hitting the suspect, captured. jesse hartnett survived the attack. police. he wasn't just targeting a street. he knew who he was shooting at. and the way he's got his arm inside that vehicle, i mean, he knew what he was doing. he was trying to assassinate this police officer. >> joining us now to talk more about this, at the police headquarters in philadelphia. when you look at these images, it is horrific seeing what's happening, and even yet more unbelievable that the officer survived. how is he doing tonight? >> i think he has a long road to go as far as surgery goes. he's had a local -- at a local hospital and will be there for a while. we're hearing upwards of 13 shots were fired, ambush, point-blank range and just three of them hit him.
that was it. we know he was wearing a bulletproof vest at the time. and we're not even sure if any of those but hit the bulletproof vest. three of them hitting his arm, obviously he had enough wherewithal at that point to actually jump out of the patrol car, fire a shot at this suspect, injure him, and that suspect taken into custody. >> there's a lot of questions, you mentioned a weapon. what do we know about the weapon? do we know how he was able to get ahold of it? it's got a history, i know. it once belonged to a police officer, from what we understand. >> reporter: yeah. that is correct. a few years ago it was stolen from a police officer's home. we do not know the details of the transaction of that weapon, how it actually ended up in the suspect's hand. we know that that police officer was disciplined because, again, his weapon was stolen. one of the things police obviously are trying to do now is figure out how that weapon went from the police officer's home, obviously, into the hands of the suspect.
an incredible story and we'll continue to follow it. port canaveral has a new ceo, captain john murray. he is currently the president and ceo of a shipping company in tampa. the port hasn't said how much he will be paid. the details of his contract will likely be presented to commissioners on their january 20th meeting. murray will replace john walsh. commissioners considered firing him in september claiming he was too harsh with people who disagreed with him. walsh offered his resignation in october. he'll step down on january 21st. new at 10:00, the powerball jackpot getting bigger. 800 million bucks and counting. >> bob: by tomorrow night's drawing, it could be an awful lot bigger. a billion dollars? maybe, right. live in orange county, asking powerball players how they choose their numbers. some folks gotta be quick picks
>> reporter: that's right. 50/50 either way. it's a very divisive issue. we've been here at the right way food store since about 7:00 p.m. and there's been a steady stream of people buying powerball tickets tonight. it's no wonder because the florida lottery says this location is the busiest for selling those tickets. the powerball jackpot has rolled over 18 times since november 7. now it's at the games and the country's largest jackpot ever, about $800 million. >> but i'm going to win it. >> many players coming to the right way food store in hopes of a victory. this customer purchasing 25 tickets. the chances of winning the powerball jackpot are slim, one in 292 million. >> you can't win if you don't may, right? >> did you pick your numbers? >> no, no. i got about 20 numbers altogether. i just have them random. >> so does it matter if you pick
to donna it doesn't but her daughter feels differently. >> she don't like odd numbers so she picks all even numbers, and her age. >> and you're picking randomly. >> yes. whatever comes out, comes out. >> as it turns out, their chances are the same. about his 70% of past winners used quick picks, meaning this machine randomly selects the numbers for them. >> it's all in god's hands. >> he has the numbers, we don't. but here's what we do know. this location off of obt, the right way food store, is among the busiest in the state for selling quick pick tickets. here's what we do know. people continue to buy them tonight and tomorrow, and the $800 million will be way more by tomorrow night's drawing. reporting live from orlando, fox 35 news. >> andrea: central florida
why orange county waist is blaming themselves and some of their customers. a cute puppy snatched from a central florida pet store. the crime caught on camera and the reward offered for his return. hear them roar. the big rolex weekend at the daytona international speedway plus the changes nascar fans can expect for the daytona 500. a live look at i-4. intermittently nightly closure at the eastbound fairbanks exit. construction runs from 10:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m.
the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. >> bob: new tonight at 10:00, orange county is sending in reinforcements after trash is piled up in several neighborhoods. >> andrea: tonight management says they're not the only ones to blame. holly bristow with the fox
>> reporter: folks around unincorporated orange county have been talking trash about collection system. pickups have been days late. these big containers are becoming even more packed as they sit by the curb, waiting for pickup. manager of orange county solid waste division jim becker has heard all about it. >> they're burning up because we got so many calls. >> ex-the county is working on it. he admits it's part the contractor's fault as they're getting accustomed to their new routes but also part the customer's fault, not putting the new containers out properly. >> putting their cans out, pointed in the wrong direction, or if they have two cans, they put them side by side and we need three feet between them. >> we followed one of the new trash trucks this morning and we saw what he was talking about. this driver had to get out several times to move cans that were too close together. ralph noticed one of his neighbors didn't follow directions, and he did the good neighborly thing. >> containers were too close
moved them closer to the road. >> timing didn't exactly help. the county rolled out the new one day a week trash pickup at the start of the new year when most customers have extra garbage from the holidays. >> and they're putting that outside their cans. we don't want to leave that behind so we've asked our contractors to pick up everything they can pick up, and that has put them behind on some of the routes. >> becker says his crews are almost all caught up. >> with the exception of a very few, we got caught up with all the misses monday through wednesday, and this morning we said, go out first and get the areas that you didn't get to on thursday. and then if they don't get collected, finish with their friday routes or if there's any stragglers, they should go ahead and get that on saturday. >> that's right, they're sending the new trucks and a few of the old ones out on saturday just to make sure that all the garbage is gone. >> give us some time. we'll get it. and sorry for the inconvenience. >> becker expects things to be running smoother in a week or two, once everyone is used to
in orange county, holly bristow, fox 35 news. >> bob: and new tonight at 10:00, a moment of silence on the space station to mark tragic shooting close to astronaut scott kelly. >> five years ago today, i was on the space station on a horrible tragedy occurring in tuesday son, arizona, where 19 innocent people were shot, including my sister-in-law, congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> six people, of course, as you know died in the 2011 shooting. 13 injured. including the congresswoman. and she is of course married to scott kelly's identical twin, mark kelly, who is also an astronaut, now retired. >> andrea: new at 10:00 space x hoping to make history again, planning to land a falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea after launching a payload into orbit. the rocket will be carrying nasa's satellite that will be used to monitor ocean occurrence
x successfully landed a falcon 9 rocket near its launch pad at cape canaveral. this month's launch will happen in california on january 17th. >> bob: things are getting revved up for the daytona international speedway. there they go. the roar before the 24 hitting the track this weekend. tonight we're getting a fresh look at the changes that race fans are going to see before next month's daytona 500. fox 35's sports and correspond, adam shadoff is out there. >> adam: one driver here at the roar before the 24 called today's testing hugely important, and then not necessarily really that important at all. an interesting juxtaposition as we get ready for the rolex 24. three days worth of testing at daytona international speedway for a grueling 24-hour race at the end of this month, a very unique dynamic for drivers from all kinds of backgrounds, too. nascar, open wheel, and sports car guys.
>> all these guys are so professional that everybody is working together to get the fastest car as a group. >> it's such an emotional, exciting team effort that it's just -- it goes beyond compare. >> to the casual fan, the 24 doesn't necessarily have the same name recognition compared to the daytona 500 on the same track, but a win in this race carries a huge amount of weight. >> this one is a big deal for me. at some point i'd like to get to the 24-hour lamaz as well but this is at the top of my list. >> things look different. the daytona rising project is about a month and a half away from completion. the construction is highlighted by all new -- 1400 tvs, 40 escalators, 17 elevators, adding up to the first true motor sports stadium. >> they'll get the feel right away they're in a stadium, they're getting ready to enjoy some of the greatest raising in
pretty amazing to think a construction project of this size could not only be on schedule but also on budget. it will be ready for the daytona 500 on february 21st. you can see that on fox 35. for now, from the daytona international speedway, adam shadoff, fox 35 sports. >> bob: rolex daytona runs january 30 through 31. you can see that right here fox 35. >> glenn: plenty of clouds for today and a cold front on the way for your weekend. i'll have that forecast. >> a $2300 puppy stolen from an orlando pet store. what the store's owner is doing tonight to track down the dog. >> one central florida city, $28,000 to figure out where to put up a sign. you decide if it's worth it or find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich. enjoy sweet apple and savory sausage together
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the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. >> andrea: the weather is starting to cool down a little bit more. >> it looks good, a lot of sun in our forecast. that's great news. good combination. right now, live radar currently is good. we are rain-free over the land. we do have light showers sitting way offshore out here out across the gulf stream out in the atlantic waters, moving away from us. a replay of the showers from earlier today. sprinkles during the morning hours. they quickly moved on out and then we just had lingering clouds. at times we saw a little sunshine but it wasn't much. temperature holding tight, right around 60 to 65 for most of the area. 65 at melbourne.
cool spot right now is up in gainesville at 59 degrees. humidity still pretty high at around 93 to 95%. 100% already down across lakeland. it looks like there will be pockets of fog forming but not nearly as widespread as what we had the last couple of nights. 62 degrees right now in downtown. we do have partly to mostly cloudy skies and a northeasterly wind now at 7 miles per hour. currently this is located out in new smyrna beach. 64 degrees. the winds, northeasterly at 8 miles per hour. very comfortable along the coast. a shower possible later tomorrow. tomorrow morning, tomorrow afternoon, going to be just fine. it will be later tomorrow evening into the overnight that we'll have just a slight chance for showers. it's not going to be much. that will be the actual cold front. then the skies clear out and overall a little cooler on sunday but very comfortable because with the drop in the humidity, and then some chilly weather into next week but a lot of sunshine. 73 in miami. pensacola. look at the storm system and the
watch how the low drops down, picks up moisture from the gulf, tornados, and just to the north and east of galveston, warnings. right now severe thunderstorm louisiana. that is our rainmaker that is on the way. that is our storm system, our cold front that will show up in about another 24 more hours. so there goes the little low that didn't do anything for today, just a few clouds around, kind of kept then hanging. as we worked our way -- we will work our way through the day afternoon. plenty of sunshine. expected. partly to mostly sunny skies. and then as we get into the evening, here comes what is left of that rainmaker out to the west in texas right now. expecting to see just some scattered light showers during the overnight. here's the actual cold front kind of whistle on through as we go through the early part of the day on sunday, and by sunday afternoon, our breeze will be coming out of the west.
temperatures still very comfortable, right around 70 to 73 degrees. and then the cooler air moves in by sunday night. temperatures next week in our seven-day forecast, mostly sunny, highs only in the low to mid 60s. overnight lows pretty chilly, getting down into the 40s. >> bob: a pricey puppy snatched from a central florida pet store. >> andrea: and it's not the first time this business has been hit by thieves. a brazen crime, all caught on camera. first, saving i cash on the pump patrol. 1.79. 1.79 at the chevron on east semoran boulevard and oxford road in fern park. here's a live look from our i-drive camera. you can follow us on twitter at fox 35 news.
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>> announcer: right now, on fox 35 news at 10:00... >> bob: new tonight, a central florida business desperate to gets its puppy back from thieves. >> andrea: the dog snatched from their store, and not the first time they've been hit by crooks. keith landry shows us what the suspects got away with. >> reporter: despite 14 of these security cameras all around this
stole a puppy from the puppy stop. the couple was in here for more than an hour, negotiating the price of a nine week old yorky pup valued at 2,000 to $2300, and after the negotiations continued, the woman went out to the car to get something, the employee went to get a water bottle and that's when the man, who had that puppy in his hands, simply made a run for it right out the front door. employees here very upset about the missing puppy. they want you, the public, to turn this couple in. >> bring them in. snitch them out. let us know where the dog is at. we need that puppy. >> what do you think about someone who does this? >> i think they deserve jail time. >> this is the second time in two months that someone has stolen a puppy from this store. the briefcase was resolved with the woman being arrested and the puppy being returned. orlando police working tonight, trying to find the missing puppy and catch the couple responsible
in orlando, keith landry, fox 35 news. >> andrea: owner is offering a $250 reward for the tip that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who stole the puppy. >> bob: lake county detectives made a huge dent in the drug trade this week, putting 17 -- i'm sorry, 117 people behind bars. fox 35's tracy jacim with the very latest. >> reporter: these are the faces of the 117 accused drug dealers, buyers and users lake county deputies dea agents, u.s. marshals and local police, busted during two drug sting operations that lake county that operated simultaneously. a bust to be proud of, which law enforcement was at this news conference the sheriff's office organized. >> i'm confident that we made a significant impact on the drug trade in this county. >> this was the -- operation icebreakers, led, according to detectives, by these two.
month off the street. >> these mid level to lower level cases have a huge positive impact on the community. >> the second operation, operation save neighborhood. it was in response to people complaining to law enforcement about drug activity they witnessed in their own neighborhoods. these deals involved cocaine, and sometimes heroin. a cheaper option on the street these days as pharmaceutical prices rise. the operations were ongoing, over a year, and detectives tell us they have 30-plus active warrants left in addition to the 117 already executed. >> we worked meth for several years, you know. it's something that they can get the ingredients and make. and so it's something that we continue to work on in this county. >> cars, guns, and cash also seized and search warrants executed. detectives say this was organized, but not indicative of any increase in drug activity in the county. meth has always been an issue here, as in most rural areas.
>> bob: and you decide, 2016, a new fox news poll showing ted cruz edging out donald trump now in iowa. the new poll released today finding cruz 27% support, donald trump 23. marco rubio follows in third place at 15%. on the democratic side, bernie clinton. 50 to 37% margin. among new hampshire. meantime, donald trump still going after ted cruz over his eligibility to become president because he was actually born in canada. >> because it's awfully hard to run when you have that hanging over your head. he was born in canada. he was a -- you know, i think partially canadian citizen. i guess he was a joint. and frankly, i think it's something he has to get solved. >> bob: and the first g.o.p. debate of 2016, that will be next week. fox business network is going to be hosting the candidates in north charleston, south carolina.
that's a tough one to have to live with. next thursday. >> we start with a crime alert. a store manager in marion county busted, accused of hiding a camera inside the women's restroom inside his story. valerie boey has the story. >> reporter: deputies say the manager of this tobacco store secretly recorded a woman as she used the bathroom inside and police just told me that man has been fired and no longer works at the store. 46-year-old jonathan johnson is charged with video voyeurism. deputies say it happened at gators smokes in ocala. according to investigators, the victim was using the bathroom when she noticed a device in a fake plant, which appeared to have a lens and sd card. she called deputies. investigators found the recording device down a storm drain after a witness saw johnson bending over it outside. it had pictures of the victim using the bathroom, as well as the suspect setting up the camera. and johnson is out of jail on a $1,000 bond. a cold case through 2007 solved.
connection. mayor it -- >> reporter: leesburg police consider an 8-year-old cold case solved and closed. kenneth read. police tell us the suspect has confessed to killing her. police requestioned him. according to police reports, he was at the house when she was killed back in 2007. happened. when confronted about the murder, he confessed, saying it's as if a weight is lifted off of me. he is charged with second-degree murder. >> florida is one of six states where the license to carry a concealed weapon are not allowed to do so at the airport. however, the airport section before you get to security is controlled by the state. two florida lawmakers are proposing bills allowing concealed permit holders to legally carry their weapons. >> i think it would be a good idea. if people are allowed to carry
everything and they can get their concealed weapons, i think i'd feel safe with that. >> the bills likely have a long way to go before they become law. the legislature returns to tallahassee for the 2016 session next week. >> for these stories and more, log on to our website fox35orlando.com. >> bob: call it one pricey sign of the times. just how many tens of thousands it's going to take to decide where to hang up a welcome sign in one local city. we are asking if it's worth it or wasted tonight. and then coming up on fox 35 news at 11:00, a year ago a 5-year-old florida girl lost her life after her father threw her off of a bridge. you're going to hear from the veteran who is running to keep that little girl's memory alive. could more casinos be coming to florida? find out why governor rick scott is asking lawmakers to support the idea. coming up in just over 20 minutes on fox 35 news at 11:00. >> a december to remember for
the economy adding 292,000 jobs. the unemployment rate staying low at 5%. none of that rallied stocks. the dow falling another 167 points on friday. it is now down more than 10% from its recent highs. that makes it a correction. meantime, drivers are spending less filling up at the pump. gas prices, national average at 1.99. and with oil free falling, we could see even lower gas prices next time you go to the pump. if you drive a mazda, you might want to listen. the automaker expanding its recall of cars impacted by the faulty air bags. the recall affecting 375,000 cars covering a whole bunch of di find your sweet spot today with dunkin's chicken apple sausage sandwich.
the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today. america runs on dunkin'. >> andrea: only on fox, the city of maitland wants to welcome you, planning a brand new sign. >> bob: first they need $28,000 to figure out how to hang that sign. fox 35's mike synan is asking is it worth it or wasted. >> reporter: the city wants to welcome the maitland sign right on the sunrail railroad trestle over 1792. >> it wasn't seem necessarily all that complicated just to put a sign up there but it's government so it is. they say they need $28,000 to
that sign so it won't fall onto oncoming traffic. >> that doesn't make sense. you're going to spend $28,000 to figure out how to put the sign in? >> here's why. it's a railroad trestle, so all heavy steel. and ridged, too. you can see the sunrail sign that's already there has a giant mounting [for a tiny sign. there's also a standard state of florida sign already there that says maitland city limits. >> i think that should be good enough. and at a time in our country's economy where everything is still unsure, not a good way to waste $28,000. >> when i drive down this way, i always see a sign welcome to maitland. why would they need a bigger sign just to advertise welcome to maitland? everybody would already know. >> the people we spoke with say spend the 28 grand somewhere else. >> not worth the money, the taxpayer money. >> i think you could actually use the money for a better thing. you could make parks or do extracurricular activities for the youth. >> there is no budget for the sign itself. the 28 grand is only to figure
cost even more. sunrail says, give us a proposal and we'll consider letting the city hang that sign. mike synan, fox 35 news. >> bob: maitland hasn't decided to spend that money just yet. city council are going to take up the idea on monday. apple may be working on something big. they always are. that could join this year's new iphone release. >> andrea: a product that could have you hearing things a lot differently. >> glenn: forecasts here in central florida looks pretty changeable. right now we're looking at a chance for a few showers by the end of the day tomorrow, and big changes in the temperature. cooldown coming up. >> bob: a virginia teenager proved there's nothing she can't do to save her family. the great amount of strength she
to rescue her father from a >> bob: trending now, the new iphone seven is expected later this year. could come with one big addition. apple rumored to be working on wireless earbuds for the device. it would have noise cancellation as well. it's been reported by some -- before that apple was looking into getting rid of the head phone jack to make the phone
>> your phone can never be too thin. >> bob: needs to fit in my wallet. new at 10:00, nine of the world's top soccer clubs are headed to disney for a big tournament. >> andrea: fox 35 with a preview of the florida cup. >> florida cup. where clubs become nations. >> reporter: the 2016 florida cup is a week away, welcoming nine teams from across the world to a major stage. >> it's getting to show these teams. it's worth coming over there, making the effort, the investment to come to a country like this, what your brand gets in return is all the partners you see on the screen. >> welcome to the 2016 florida cup. >> soccer fever growing in the u.s., making it a great time for these international teams to strut their stuff. disney partnering up with the florida cup for the second time and taking advantage of the momentum fans see in orlando. >> they know they're going to a place that they'll watch a game and then wait three days to watch a game but they'll be able to go to the parks.
enjoy what this city brings to the table. i think that's what makes our tournament special. >> that increased interest means more tourists pouring into central florida. organizers were surprised by attendance last year. >> we weren't expecting to be sold out. and people couldn't even get in. we were happy to see that. we gotta plan something bigger for next year and try to measure. i was mentioning, we hit 2 million just in the hotels without the teams -- the fans being here yet. >> and giving loaning always a chance to interact and watch international teams right here at home. >> they're going to have access to the players, they're going to be able to watch the games. they'll be part of the all-star team. also a flavor that soccer brings >> fox 35 news. >> bob: didn't i see this yesterday? they do it again and again. for the soccer field and the
to compete in the disney marathon weekend. this is last year's you lie like a rug. the marathon starts early sunday morning at 5:30. the marathon does, yes. last year it was -- you're right -- runners made their way 26.2 miles up through the parks and the attractions. this weekend has already started. 5k, 10-k, half mile -- half marathon tomorrow and then the marathon. figure out how long that is, i have no idea. >> glenn: forecast here in central florida, it's challenging. not so. it looks like the cold front is out way -- on the way which will cool things down on sunday. but sunday is going to be a nice day because of all the sunshine,
temperatures will be in the low 70s, but that's perfect. temperatures this morning start out in the 50s. 57 in ocala. 63 back into kissimmee. and temperatures this afternoon topped out around 70 to 72 inland. 76 in melbourne today. 66 in titusville. and 68 degrees back over towards ocala. a lot of clouds. it held the temperatures down a little bit. temperature right now is 59 in deland. 65 in melbourne. 64 in lakeland. humidity still pretty high so i'm expecting to see some fog for later tonight, but it won't be too bad. 62 degrees and northeasterly wind at seven. last night at this time we couldn't even see the building. look at the temperatures tomorrow. warming back up to about 80 degrees. a southwesterly wind developing. we will have a lot of sunshine. there will be a stray shower late afternoon but the better chance of rain will be later tomorrow evening and during the overnight, and it's not going to be anything more than just a few little rain showers. that is it. then the big change will be the temperature.
in the 60s here so we're the warmest spot across the nation. houston is close. they're 64. they just had storms. 40 degrees in chicago. look at the single digits now developing across north dakota. we go north of there, into canada. 17 below. these are actual air temperatures, not wind chills. 24 below. this colder arctic air is pushing south and it looks like it will be the coldest air mass so far for this winter season. what does it mean for us? we get a little bit cooler next week. here's our county seven-day forecast for the metro area for the next seven days. 80 degrees tomorrow. 73 on sunday. and look talk the sunshine. highs in the -- basically the low to mid 60s. overnight lows in the mid 40s in metro orlando. along the coastline, temperatures cooling down, also. we're expecting temperatures next week also low to mid 60s. overnight lows milder, upper 40s to about 50 for your low temperature right along the coastline. up to the north, towards ocala and gainesville, a chance of showers later tomorrow. 66 for a high sunday.
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and that's tonight's o-town countdown. >> a virginia teenager didn't know just how strong she was until she lifted a car to save her father and her heroism doesn't stop there. 19-year-old charlotte says she did what she had to do to save her family. her father was working on the truck when it fell on him and starting spewing gasoline. that sparked a fire, and then an explosion. after saving her father and backing the truck out of the driveway, charlotte closed the garage door to contain the fire. she then went inside the house to rescue the rest of her family, starting with her sister's baby. everyone made it out safely. expectant mothers know that their babies can arrive at any time. one woman in new jersey was reminded of that when her baby girl just couldn't wait to be born. next, her daughter's birth story that will be told for years to come.
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how authorities nabbed the man. >> bob: alarming phone call today for parents in orange county. what police say they found on campus. and remembering phoebe, how one former army ranger is trying to keep the memory of little phoebe alive. what would you do if you won that $800 million? that's how much the new powerball jackpot is up to tonight. could go higher. are you ready to play? >> right now, on fox 35 news at 11:00. ... >> bob: good evening, everybody. central florida parents, they got a shocking phone call tonight. police say they found a gun, they found a knife and they found drug paraphernalia inside of a student's car. let's check in with keith landry. he is at timber creek high school in orange county. >> reporter: parents with students at timber creek high school are beginning this weekend talking about safety on campus after a gun, a knife and